Boys & Girls Clubs gear up for summer

Boys & Girls Clubs gear up for summer

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Summer is our busiest time at the Boys & Girls Clubs,” Vice President of Operations, Markus Jackson told The Focus. And this summer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley has focused its efforts on a program for children that will help to ensure the continuation of academic progress […]

Colt Buchanan to play for Milligan after standout prep career

Colt Buchanan to play for Milligan after standout prep career

By Steve Williams His first name fits him well. A hard-hitting first baseman and crafty left-handed pitcher, Colt Buchanan has been a horse for Pigeon Forge, again one of the top high school baseball teams in the state. He also loves the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Milligan College’s picturesque campus in upper East Tennessee naturally […]

Upcoming Family, Community Engagement Classes

The Knox County Schools Family and Community Engagement Department will offer the following free “Parent University” classes during the month of May. Please note that two or more Board of Education members may be present.   When: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6 p.m. Where: West Hills Elementary School at 409 Vanosdale Road Topic: Common […]

Patterson Selected In 1st Round, By Vikings

Tennessee All-SEC wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was selected in the first round, 29th overall, in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. Patterson becomes the 331st Tennessee product selected, and the 44th taken in the first round. Patterson is the 11th Vols receiver to be selected in the first round and first since Robert […]

UT's McSween Named SEC Professor Of Year

The Southeastern Conference on Thursday announced the winner of its 2013 SEC Professor of the Year Award, Dr. Harry McSween, Chancellor’s Professor and Distinguished Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. “Hap” McSween is a world-renowned scientist with numerous national and international awards to his credit. He is namesake for […]